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Burnside Farm

Certificate of Excellence
Northend Road, Stromness, Scotland
Burnside Farm
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely room, fabulous bathroom, bedding wonderful & snuggly. Easy walking from Stromness if you want a drink. Tasty breakfast. Chocolate eclairs in room which pleased my hubby !! We had good chat with other two couples as there is one breakfast table for six. They do not mind you bringing intake always to the breakfast room.

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Kaneohe Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful B&B! I agree with all previous comments about the view, the location, and Joy's warm and welcoming hospitality. Her breakfasts are AMAZING. We didn't eat any other meals whilst on Orkney; just had bread and cheese with our tea because Joy cooked up such a fabulous start to our days. Locally sourced dairy (of course), delicious rhubarb and... More 

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Glenridding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Burnside Farm was perfect for our one-night stay in Stromness before taking the morning ferry back to the mainland. Set on a hill above the harbour it has beautiful views and is only a short walk away from places to eat dinner. Try Joy's special porridge and the bannock buns made from bere - a traditional form of barley that... More 

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Xenia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not have picked a better place to stay! Beautiful view of the port, within walking distance of Stromness, convenient to ferry. Hosts are charming and helpful and provide those extra touches that make your stay seem special. Oh, and the breakfast is wonderful! Oh, and king sized beds!

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Tallangatta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely, comfortable room. Joy, our host, was a delight. Very warm and informative, and also very relaxed and caring. Enjoy breakfast with fresh berries, fresh eggs, fresh milk and a real country flavour. Our room had a great view across to the island of Hoy. Highly recommended, but do take wet weather gear.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was excellent as we got off the Stromness ferry, we hired a car on the island so we're able to go wherever we wanted after a short bus trip to Kirkwall. Our stay at Burnside was excellent, lovely room with fantastic view, really good breakfast that surpasses anything else we have had by miles. Burnside Farm really put the... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Burnside Farm as two couples for 6 nights in July and loved every minute of it. Joy and Robbie made us feel very welcome and Joy (who is a wonderful cook) spoilt us with the most scrumptious breakfasts every morning. There were fresh berries on offer every morning, as well as porridge made with locally milled oats,... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at the Burnside Farm, the room (Scapa View) has a lovely view down to the harbour in Stromness and across to Hoy. In my opinion the room was really tastefully decorated, mixture of old and new, with very modern, clean ensuite with shower. Breakfast (in the conservatory looking down to the harbour) was fresh Orkney produce,... More 

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Craven Arms, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great location for Mainland sites, walking distance of town. Wonderful breakfasts and comfortable beds. Joy was so helpful and knowledgeable regarding every aspect of the islands. Every guide book and map of the Orkneys was available. Don't stay anywhere else!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lovely to stay on a working farm and sample some of the produce of the farm's cattle. Clean and comfortable room and a good breakfast, Enjoyed watching the sheepdog use its skills to herd cattle in for milking. Good base for exploring neolithic Orkney.

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